Jane’s first published work and foundational text. She explains the process of the soul toward union with God through the fourfold mystical death. The stages are death, resurrection, ascension and glorification. Her other works build upon the base that she establishes here. Also contains four poems written by Mrs. Lead. Full title: The Heavenly Cloud Now Breaking; The Lord Christ’s Ascension-Ladder sent down, to show the way to reach the Ascension, and Glorification, through the Death and Resurrection. Published 1681.